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Players answer trivia about the holy site in order to capture the keys to Al-Aqsa from Israeli police.

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

Jordan slams Israeli 'assaults' on Jerusalem's <em>Al</em>-<em>Aqsa</em> compound

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Jordan slams Israeli 'assaults' on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound

Jordan's foreign ministry has called on Israeli authorities to stop protecting groups of hard-line settlers who regularly attempt to storm the Muslim holy compound.

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn <em>Aqsa</em> 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of coronavirus

11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

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11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian village of Madama in the West Bank, throwing stones at and injuring a young girl, amid repeated ...

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Sudanese anti-normalisation protesters burn Israeli flags in Khartoum

Anti-normalisation protesters in Khartoum took to the streets on Saturday to stand against the country's recent normalisation deal with Israel.

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Billionaire right-winger Adelson buried in Jerusalem

Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson was buried in Jerusalem.

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Gaza forces fire rockets to mark Israel conflict anniversary

The drills come days after Hamas accused Israel of launching strikes that damaged a children's hospital.

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17-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in Jerusalem

The shooting incident took place in occupied East Jerusalem.

Over 50,000 Israelis visited UAE since travel agreement: report

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Over 50,000 Israelis visited UAE since travel agreement: report

Tens of thousands of Israeli tourists flocked to the UAE in just two weeks, a report said, driving a tourism boom in the Gulf country.

Khadija Mohsen-Finan

Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

Comment: In exchange for recognition of Israel, the US has provided Morocco the opportunity to realize two of its longstanding ambitions. But ...

Moroccan Islamist movements condemn normalisation of ties with Israel

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Moroccan Islamist movements condemn normalisation of ties with Israel

Moroccan Islamist groups, including the ruling PJD party’s educational and charitable arm, have condemned a recent deal under which Morocco will ...

Israel warns citizens not to talk politics with Emiratis

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Israel warns citizens not to talk politics with Emiratis

Israel has warned its citizens not to discuss democracy, the royal family, or other taboo issues with Emiratis during their trips to the UAE.

South African claims he is stranded in Jerusalem

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South African claims he is stranded in Jerusalem

Shahid bin Yusuf Takala has stayed at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque for almost a year.

Agreement grants Emirati, Bahraini tourists entry to <em>Al</em>-<em>Aqsa</em>: report

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Agreement grants Emirati, Bahraini tourists entry to Al-Aqsa: report

Visitors will be allowed in through the Jordanian-Palestinian gates, according to reports.

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Anti-France protests draw thousands in Asia, Middle East

Muslims in South Asia vented their fury at French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday while smaller anti-France protests also took place in the Middle East.

Al-Sharif Nassef

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and ...

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Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

President Macron should be held accountable 'for the acts of violence and chaos in France', a Jerusalem cleric said on Friday.

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Palestine's fatwa council deplores UAE normalisation visit to Al-Aqsa

Palestine's fatwa council head Mufti Muhammed Hussain deplored an Israeli-funded UAE delegation to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Hamas says declined request to join 'Abraham Accords' talks

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Hamas says declined request to join 'Abraham Accords' talks

Saleh al-Arouri, a prominent leader of Hamas, reportedly said the organisation had declined a US request for dialogue on The Abraham ...

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Trump asked MBZ to 'encourage more Arab-Israeli normalisation deals'

Trump asked UAE day-to-day ruler MBZ to push for more regional agreements with Israel, a report said.

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Maher al-Charif

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, ...

Muhammed <em>Al</em>-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Diana Alghoul

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Muhammad Al-Durrah's father spoke out against the UAE normalisation deal, 20 years after his son was shot dead by Israeli forces.

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

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Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

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